This episode is all about bitcoin. Will it be the currency of the future? Who’s trying to capitalise on the legal loopholes of cryptocurrencies? And is it possible to make mining them more green.
More connected devices means more vulnerability to cyberattacks. Is there a cheap, easy and secure way to protect the internet and the world?
Blockchain technology is flourishing in an open-source environment, which raises the question of whether current intellectual property laws are the best tools to foster innovation.
There’s no magic fix in sight for the amount of energy gobbled by cryptocurrency miners – but at least the method used is relatively secure.
Crypto billionaires enjoy their Caribbean playground but poorer locals with little knowledge of the tech are excluded.
While sovereign governments need to develop coherent frameworks to regulate cryptocurrency, permanent solutions will be found through international co-operation.
DNA marketplaces powered by the blockchain and new cryptocurrency tokens promise to let you profit from your own genome.
Flaws in manufacturing processes can cause chip flaws like Spectre and Meltdown – and blockchain technology may offer a solution.
Cryptocurrencies encompass a wide range of technologies, communities and uses. Not all of them are taken seriously.
Blockchain is now helping to bring much-needed transparency to the global tuna industry, which has been prone to corruption, human slavery and unsustainable fishing practices.
Kodak's new blockchain and cryptocurrency hint at a new kind of intellectual property, one that doesn't need a government to enforce property rights.
How a technology born from finance – the blockchain – can help the pharmaceutical industry to carry out clinical trials that protect patients.
Blockchain technology could be applied to our energy grids to make them smarter, and turn energy consumers into producers.
Food fraud and safety concerns are an ongoing problem in the agrifood sector— could blockchain technology be a solution?
Using metaphors for cryptocurrencies helps people feel more familiar with the technology. But there's a downside – we expect it to work just like regular money.
Allegations bring to the fore questions over the legitimacy of bitcoin – a sound investment tool or a massive scam?
While everyone has heard of Bitcoin, the real potential in the blockchain is only just starting to be unlocked.
An analysis of Bitcoin's fundamentals shows how much of a bubble its price has inflated to.
The astronomic rise of the price of bitcoin over the past 12 months raises fears that the cryptocurrency is set to crash which could see many people lose money.
Government is about to be disrupted by technology in the same manner as major industries. It's about time.